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Assessment of thermal changes in different restorative materials using a thermal camera
Author(s): Turki A. Bakhsh; Anas Bakhsh; Yousef Shokry; Ahmad Jamleh
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Paper Abstract

[Objective] The objective of this study was to monitor and compare heat generation in 3 different restorative materials using infrared thermography (IRT). [Methodology] Three restorative materials were prepared (n=6); Fuji I (GI; GC), Unifast III (AR; GC) and Protemp 4 (AC; 3M ESPE), in clear crown former. The 3 groups were real-time imaged under thermal imaging camera (FLIR) from the beginning of the application and up to 4 min. [Results] One-Way ANOVA with least significant difference (LSD) showed a statistically significant difference between the tested groups (p < 0.05). The highest temperature was detected as follows: AR > AC > GI. [Conclusion] It is recommended to limit the fabrication of acrylic-based provisional restorations to indirect technique.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 February 2020
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 11217, Lasers in Dentistry XXVI, 1121703 (19 February 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2537999
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Turki A. Bakhsh, King Abdulaziz Univ. (Saudi Arabia)
Anas Bakhsh, King Abdulaziz Univ. (Saudi Arabia)
Yousef Shokry, King Abdulaziz Univ. (Saudi Arabia)
Ahmad Jamleh, King Saud bin Abdulaziz Univ. for Health Sciences (Saudi Arabia)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11217:
Lasers in Dentistry XXVI
Peter Rechmann; Daniel Fried, Editor(s)

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